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Top 15 News Roundup For Latest Nigeria News May 2

News Round Up

Here is New Telegraph’s news roundup of the top 15 latest Nigerian news making headlines today Thursday, May 2 2024.

Resist Anti-People Tendencies Of APC Govt, PDP Tells Workers

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has called on Nigeria workers to resist the anti-people tendencies that seek to compromise and undermine the democratic tenets of freedom, rule of law, accountability and probity in the country.

PDP in a message to the workers on this year’s International Workers’ Day…Read more 

May Day: We’ll Backdate New Minimum Wage To Take Effect April 1st – Labour Minister

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, has assured Nigerian workers that the new minimum wage whenever implemented, would be backdated to take effect from April 1st, 2024.

Thousands of workers who trooped to the Eagle Square on Wednesday…Read more 

Nigerian Peace Corps Establishment Bill Passes First Reading In Senate

The Nigerian Peace Corps Establishment Bill passed by the House of Representatives on 29th February 2024 and transmitted to the Senate for concurrence was read on the floor of the Red Chamber and passed through first reading.

Consequently, a motion for concurrence to be sponsored by the Senate Leader…Read more 

May Day: Fubara Promises Prompt Retirement Benefits, Salary Increase

Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara, also promised retirees in the state of prompt payment of their entitlement once they disengaged from active service, just as he assured workers of his readiness to implement the salary increase recently approved by the Federal Government.

Fubara, who spoke at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port Harcourt…Read more 

Bode George, Ogunkelu, Others Begin Reconciliation In Lagos PDP

Former Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bode George, former Minister of Cooperation and integration in Africa, Chief Abimbola Ogunkelu, State Chairman, Philip Aivoji and other notable leaders and elders, have commenced the process of reconciling warring factions of the party in Lagos State.

Speaking at a Leaders and Elders Stakeholders Meeting in Ikeja…Read more 

May Day: Shettima Attends 2024 Workers’ Day Celebration In Abuja

Nigeria’s Vice President, Kashim Shettima, on Wednesday, attended the 2024 International Workers’ Day Celebration in Abuja.

Shettima who represented President Bola Tinubu at the event…Read more 

Lawan Lauds Tinubu For Increasing Workers’ Salary

Former President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has commended President Bola Tinubu, for giving his approval to a salary increase of between 25 and 35 percent for civil servants on the six consolidated salary structures.

Lawan in a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday by his Media Adviser…Read more

Labour Vows To Embark On Strike If New Wage Negotiations Not Concluded By May Ending

Barely 24 hours after the Federal Government hastily adjusted salary structures with 25% and 35%, organised Labour has vowed to cripple all activities nationwide, should the Federal Government fail to conclude negotiations on a new minimum wage by the end of May, 2024.

This was a unanimous positioned contained in a May Day address read by President’s…Read more 

Lagos-Calabar Project: Umahi Accuses Obi Of Inciting Igbo Against FG

David Umahi, the Minister of Works has alleged that Peter Obi, Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), is inciting people of the southeast, especially those who are not well informed, against the government.

Umahi who spoke on Wednesday alleged that the former Governor of Anambra State…Read more 

Alleged N5bn Fraud: Ondo PDP Calls For Probe

The opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State has called for a probe of the alleged N5 billion fraud rocking the 2024 budget of the state government.

The opposition in a statement issued by its Publicity Secretary…Read more 

Your Labour Cornerstone Of Nigeria’s Prosperity, Obi Tells Workers

The National Leader of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, has extolled the virtues of the Nigerian workers, saying their labour is the cornerstone of the nation’s prosperity.

Obi in a message issued via his X account on Wednesday…Read more

Fuel Queues: Reps Confirm Availability Of PMS

The House of Representatives Committee on Petroleum Resources, Downstream and Midstream have said there is availability of petrol products, which have since arrived in the country.

They said the supply and distribution to marketers was disrupted…Read more 

Ganduje: Yoruba Youths Warn Abba, Kwankwaso To Stop Evil Plat Against Tinubu

The Asiwaju Legacy Vanguard (ALV) has raised the alarm over an alleged attempt by Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano State and his political godfather Rabiu Kwankwaso to destabilise the administration of President Bola Tinubu.

In a statement signed by its President, Comrade Simon-Peter Adedeji…Read more 

May Day: NLC, TUC Blow Hot, Says Life Miserable Under Tinubu Govt

The leadership of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) on Wednesday said life has been miserable for Nigerians and workers under President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration.

This was contained in a separate statement issued by the Head…Read more 

Transport Minister Declares 4-Day Free Train Ride On 62Km Port Harcourt-Aba Rail Line

The Minister of Transportation, Senator Said Alkali has officially flagged off the 62km Port-Harcourt to Aba rail service, declaring a four-day free train ride from 1st May, 2024.

According to a statement issued late Tuesday night by Muhammad Tahir Zakari…Read more

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